Creston RCMP respond to several MVAs

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  • Mar. 7, 2011 4:00 p.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 52 calls from Feb. 22-28, Staff Sgt. Gord Stewart said on Tuesday.

February 22

•When police went to check on a report of a semi parked near the junction of Highways 3 and 95 with the door left open they found the driver returning to the vehicle, just having made arrangements for a tow truck.

•A police check in the same area about an injured elk cow and calf did find a similar pair, uninjured.

•No injuries resulted when a semi turning a corner in the 2700 block of Highway 3 struck a 2007 red Dodge truck.

•Police served a notice of driving prohibition to a resident of the 3300 block of Erickson Road.

•A deer reported to be injured behind a residence in the 1300 block of Eighth Avenue North was gone when police arrived. An attempt to track the animal was unsuccessful.

•A female called police to get information about the enforcement of a family court order.

February 23

•An injured deer was put out of its misery in the 2000 block of Highway 3.

•A report of a possible fraud from a business in the 1200 block of Canyon Street was referred to Surrey RCMP for further information.

•When police visited a resident in the 1200 block of 32nd Avenue South to get a statement for Cranbrook RCMP they met with no co-operation.

•A female complainant about wait times at the hospital was referred to the Interior Health Authority.

•A pedestrian reported that the driver of a large black truck revs the engine whenever he drives by.

•When police arrived to check a report of an injured deer at Highway 3 and Arrow Creek East Road they found the animal had died.

February 24

•The driver of a Honda that passed a stopped school bus near 36th Avenue and Highway 3 was located and issued a warning.

•Police responded to a report of two young children left in an idling vehicle in the 100 block of 11th Avenue North, and met the parent returning to the vehicle. The parent was informed about the potential dangers of such action and promised not to do it again.

•A possible credit card fraud was reported by a business in the 16000 block of Crawford Creek Road.

•A goat and a horse were reported on Highway 3A in Wynndel. When located by police, the horse denied the incident, saying “Neigh.” The goat refused to butt in on the conversation.

February 25

•A van went off the road in icy conditions in the 10000 block of Highway 3, hitting a rock fence. No injuries were reported.

•A vehicle ran a stop sign in the 2000 block of Canyon Street, struck another vehicle, then drove off from the scene. The driver of the struck vehicle suffered slight injuries. The offending driver was located two days later and arrested on outstanding Alberta warrants, and issued a number of Motor Vehicle Act tickets.

•When RCMP investigated a complaint that burning logs had been thrown at a train near the Canyon-Lister Bridge they found a group of people who were drinking. They denied throwing the logs but said one unidentified person had thrown empty beer cans at a passing train.

February 26

•A male sustained a broken leg when he was struck by a vehicle while walking on the road near the intersection of Highways 3 and 95.

•Police are investigating a complaint from the 900 block of Cook Street that a female had breached a no contact order.

February 27

•Police determined that a landlord-tenant dispute in the 600 block of Eighth Avenue was not a criminal matter.

•A female in the 4200 block of Highway 21 South was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and taken to hospital for assessment.

•A rental car was damaged when it left the road and hit a concrete barrier near Kootenay River Bridge in Yahk. Icy road conditions were a factor but no injuries resulted.

•A male from the 1000 block of Canyon Street was taken to hospital when he was suspected of overdosing on prescription drugs and alcohol. He refused treatment and was held in police cells until he was sober.

•Some coins were stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 1300 block of 15th Avenue South.

•There was evidence of a number of vehicles being checked to see whether they were unlocked in the 200 block of 22nd Avenue South.

•Police conducted a well-being check of a female in the 200 block of 33rd Avenue North and learned she was in the hospital.

•A patrolling officer found a youth who was breaching a no contact order. He was arrested and released to his parents, and now faces charges under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

•No injuries were reported when a vehicle hit the bridge at Meadow Creek Road in Yahk. Icy road conditions were a factor.

•The theft of cash from an unlocked vehicle was reported in the 2100 block of Elm Street. Stewart urges vehicle owners to remove valuables from parked vehicles and to lock the doors. He also recommends that garage door openers not be left in vehicles parked outside.

•Police served a subpoena to a resident in the 1800 block of Hurl Street on behalf of Kelowna RCMP.

•Police could not locate the two males reported to have been entering into a suspicious transaction in the 1000 block of Canyon Street.

•An Alberta resident reported a collision with a deer had taken place two days earlier in the 3300 block of Highway 3A.